Peter Fischer was appointed Head of Strategy of EFG International AG, effective January 2016. In addition, Human Resources, Marketing and Communications are reporting to him as well. Peter Fischer joined EFG International AG in June 2015 as Manager Special Projects. He has extensive professional experience in project and line management. He worked at Bank Sarasin & Cie and later Bank J. Safra Sarasin from 2000 until 2015, where he held a number of leadership positions including Chief of Staff & Corporate Development. Prior to that, Peter Fischer headed various front office and staff functions at Credit Suisse and UBS in Switzerland, Europe, Asia and the USA. Mr. Fischer is a Swiss citizen and was born in 1958. He is a graduate of the Business School of Zurich (Economist KSZ).